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Nicholas Biddle Collection, 1800-1838

C1013 2 boxes 1.5 linear feet
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Consists of material, primarily correspondence, relating to Nicholas Biddle, one of the first directors of the Bank of the United States and author of the official Lewis and Clark narrative.

Robert H. Davis Collection, 1907-1929

C1319 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists primarily of correspondence of American writer and editor Robert H. Davis with his friend, lawyer Thomas Baskerville, who was amassing a collection of autographs of famous individuals.

Sir Hall Caine Letters, 1882-1928

C1024 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of selected letters by British novelist and playwright Sir Hall Caine to Curtis Brown, Sir Martin Conway, Ford Madox Brown, James Fitzmaurice-Kelly, and several others.

Emily Hale Collection, 1929-1967 (mostly 1929-1930)

C1294 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists chiefly of selected letters of J. J. Hayes sent to Emily Hale related to the Irish theater in the first quarter of the twentieth century.

Vicente Blasco Ibáñez Collection, 1922-1923

C1315 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of a small collection of correspondence and mansucripts of the Spanish author Vicente Blasco Ibáñez.

Lydia Maria Child Collection, 1857-1878

C1032 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of selected correspondence, manuscripts, and photographs of the nineteenth-century American author and abolitionist Lydia Maria Francis Child.

Brigham Young Collection, 1846-1968 (mostly 1846-1872)

WC004 1 box 0.2 linear feet
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Contains selected correspondence of American pioneer and religious leader Brigham Young. Images of this collection are also available online at Digital PUL.

J. J. Jusserand Collection, 1905-1924

C1097 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of correspondence and a typescript of J. J. Jusserand, French author and ambassador to the United States from 1902 to 1925.
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Selected Papers of Edward Naumburg, 1882-1993

C0561 4 boxes 3.04 linear feet
Consists of correspondence, files relating to collecting interests, and miscellanea of the American stockbroker and manuscripts collector Edward Naumburg (Princeton Class of 1924).

Kienbusch Angling Collection, 1651-1974 (mostly 1800-1950)

C0245 5 boxes 68 items 49 Volumes 12.68 linear feet
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Consists of manuscripts and letters relating to the history and method of angling collected by Kienbusch (Princeton Class of 1906).

General Manuscripts Miscellaneous Collection, 1502-2012

C0140 121 boxes 68.2 linear feet
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Consists of a closed collection of miscellaneous single-item acquisitions that span multiple collecting areas, topics, genres, and time periods. Many materials relate to United States literary, historical, and political figures, including business and personal letters, manuscripts, drawings, photographs, and official documents due to the type of materials that were initially added to the collection.
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2nd Louisiana Native Guard Infantry Regiment Company D Muster Roll, 1863 June 30-September 1

Consists of a muster and pay roll for Company D of the 2nd Louisiana Native Guard Infantry Regiment, which had recently been reclassified as the 2nd Regiment, Corps d'Afrique, though that name change is not yet reflected on the document itself. The roll lists 86 enlisted men, most of whom were African American, and documents their dates of enlistment, pay, and other notes covering July and August of 1863 while the company was stationed on Ship Island, Mississippi. Private Kenian Williams is recorded as having died in the hospital on July 30th, 1863. A later note in red pen shows that his back pay was finally awarded to his heirs in 1890. Similarly, a soldier who had been discharged for disability was paid in 1871; many others are noted as having been given a certificate of service in 1866. Several soldiers are listed as having performed "extra duty" as carpenters and blacksmiths. Almost all of the soldiers signed the payroll by mark, but sergeants Charles Taylor and Samuel Thomas and musician George W. Weeks signed their full names. The document is also signed by Lieutenant Colonel Albert G. Hall as regimental commander, and by other company officers.

Harold Sprout Collection on the London Naval Conference (1930), 1924-1933 (mostly 1927-1930)

MC122 2 boxes
Harold Sprout was a professor of Politics at Princeton University. Consists of Sprout's collection of copies of papers in the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library (Iowa) pertaining to the London Naval Conference of 1930 which resulted in a treaty for the limitation of naval armaments and the exchange of information concerning naval construction between the United States, Great Britain, and Japan.

Church Materials from Uruguay, II, 1914-2001

LAE053 183 items
This microfilm is second in a series and consists of pamphlets, serials, and monographs either published by organizations in Uruguay or published by outside organizations but pertaining to the subject of religion in Uruguay.

Frank Graziano Working Files for Alejandra Pizarnik: A Profile, 1982-1988

C0914 1 box 0.4 linear feet
Consists of Frank Graziano's working files for Alejandra Pizarnik: A Profile (Durango, Colo.: Logbridge-Rhodes, 1987), his critical work on the Argentine poet.

Theodore Wratislaw Collection, 1928-1933

C1276 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of correspondence, typescript poems, and corrected proofs of the British poet Theodore Wratislaw. The bulk of his correspondence is with John Gawsworth, pseudonym of British writer and poet Terence Ian Fytton Armstrong.

David F. Bradford Papers, 1939-1990

MC225 4 boxes
David F. Bradford (1939-2005) was a professor of economics and public affairs at Princeton University and served on the faculty from 1966 to 2005. His main areas of study were public finance and urban problems, and he was internationally known as an expert on taxation. Bradford's papers document his academic career and include correspondence files and conference files, as well as papers related to his research with Harry H. Kelejian, his appointment books, and biographical materials from his years as a student.

Benjamin Tallmadge Collection, 1756-1846

C0243 2 boxes 1.6 linear feet
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Consists mostly of papers from a family album of American Revolutionary intelligence officer Benjamin Tallmadge (1754-1835) relating to his Revolutionary War experience.

Ellis Voting Machine Collection, 1879-1900

C1309 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of selected material relating to the Ellis Voting Machine developed by W. R. Ellis in California in the 1890s.

Theodore Spencer Journals, 1937-1947

C1056 1 box 0.4 linear feet
Consists of personal journals of Theodore Spencer, American poet and essayist, and distinguished Harvard University literature professor.
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Waterman Thomas Hewett Collection, 1914-1920

C1082 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of material about the burning of Columbia, South Carolina, during the Civil War collected from source material by Waterman Thomas Hewett, an American educator and editor.

Meyers List, Inc., Records, 1911-2005

C1426 3 boxes 2.525 linear feet
Incorporated as The Melody Company by Abraham Meyers in 1911, the firm was purchased in 1967 by Princeton alumnus Charles H. Rose (Class of 1950) and his wife. By offering comic strips--the plates for printing them--to small newspapers, the firm was able to secure advertising space, which it sold to national advertisers seeking wider, more regional coverage. Advertisers knew the firm as The Meyers List; newspapers knew it as International Cartoons Limited. The company was dissolved on 20 March 1997, and its printing plates were distributed to various museums and repositories, including Princeton University. Consists of assorted records of the American Melody Company and its corporate aliases (Meyers List Inc. and International Cartoons Limited), including minute and stock books, corporate seals, scrapbooks of cartoon strips, copies of contracts with advertisers, trademark registrations, and dissolution documents.

Princeton University Library Collection of William Sharp Materials, 1887-1907

C1118 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of selected correspondence and manuscripts of the Scottish author William Sharp, who is best known for the mystical tales of the Celtic world that he published under the pen name "Fiona Macleod."

Thomas A. Edison Collection, 1880-1925

C1048 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists primarily of correspondence, both original and photocopies, of Thomas A. Edison, the most influential American inventor of the twentieth century.

Charles A. and Anne Morrow Lindbergh Papers, 1940-1958

C0697 6 boxes 2.3 linear feet
Charles A. Lindbergh and Anne Morrow Lindbergh were a famous twentieth-century aviation couple. The papers consist of manuscripts of Charles's A Letter to Americans and Anne's The Wave of the Future, A Confession of Faith, with related correspondence.

Auguste Rodin Collection, 1880-1966 (mostly 1900-1912)

C0195 1 box 0.45 linear feet
The Auguste Rodin Collection contains over fifty Rodin letters, cards, telegrams, and notes, of which about half are in the hand of the sculptor.

H. H. Hess Papers, 1932-1969

C0444 34 boxes
The H. H. Hess Papers consists of professional papers, correspondence, and related materials of the American geologist and educator Harry Hammond Hess (1906-1969).

Robert Thorp of Alnwick Collection of Printed and Manuscript Music, 1729-1819

RBD3 6 boxes 1 item 2 linear feet
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Consists of printed and manuscript music collected by Robert Thorp of Alnwick.
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Carl Tobey Papers, 1940-1977 (mostly 1955-1976)

MC134 11 boxes
Consists mainly of correspondence and manuscripts of Tobey (Princeton Class of 1940) from the period (1955-1976) when he was a member of the staff of the Turkish Ministry of Education in Samsun, Turkey, teaching English.

F. Wallis Armstrong Collection of Christopher Morley, 1914-1945

C0177 1 box 0.4 linear feet
The F. Wallis Armstrong Collection of Christopher Morley consists of writings and assorted miscellanea of the American poet, essayist, and novelist Christopher Morley (1890-1957) collected by the American engineer Francis Wallis Armstrong (1907-1956).

Selected Papers of Alberto Girri, 1960-1987

C0259 2 boxes 0.8 linear feet
The Selected Papers of Alberto Girri consists of English translations of selected poems, poetry manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, and a collection of interviews of the Argentine poet Alberto Girri (1919-1991).

Selected Papers of Wright Morris, 1930-1958

C0205 2 boxes 1.2 linear feet
Consists of selected papers of award-winning American novelist and photographer Wright Morris, including many letters written to his friend and fellow Western writer Robert J. Horton.

Bruce C. Willsie Collection of William A. Newell, 1849-1928

C0518 1 box 0.4 linear feet
Consists of a small collection of material relating to physician and New Jersey Governor William A. Newell, acquired by Bruce Willsie (Princeton Class of 1986).
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J. Wayman Williams Photographs of Princeton University, 1943-1950

AC483 16 boxes
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The collection contains photographic negatives and prints of Princeton University campus life, taken by J. Wayman Williams for the Bric-a-Brac yearbook and the Princeton Alumni Weekly during the years 1943-1944 and 1947-1950. The collection is still being processed and the negatives are not available to view in the reading room. The negatives are in a queue for digitization.

Juan Gelman Papers, 1927-2014

C1511 72 boxes 3575 digital files
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Juan Gelman (1930-2014) was an Argentine poet, translator, journalist, and human rights activist. His papers contain handwritten, typewritten, and printouts of his writings, correspondence, notes, research files, awards and certificates, and personal photographs. A significant portion of the papers feature analog and born-digital investigative files relating to human rights investigations and campaigns Gelman conducted with his spouse, Mara La Madrid, on the forced kidnapping and death of his son and pregnant daughter-in-law, Marcelo Gelman and María Claudia García Irureta Goyena. Also included are files on his search to find his missing granddaughter, Macarena Gelman. Additional materials consist of original drafts and documents related to Juan Gelman's writing; letters; publishing contracts; documents about Juan Gelman's work as a translator; materials related to the campaign to lift the ban on Juan Gelman's entry into Argentina and his return to Buenos Aires; newspaper and magazine clippings related to the ban on Juan Gelman's entry into Argentina, as well as celebrating his return; materials related to Marcelo and Paulina, including photographs of Gelman and the family; works by other writers; and audio cassettes.

Indigenous Issues in Ecuador, 1983-2001

LAE063 384 items 1 linear feet
This collection consists primarily of pamphlets, flyers and posters addressing a wide range of issues affecting the indigenous communities of Ecuador, including, but not limited to, agriculture, health, human rights, culture, politics, religions, tourism and women's issues. These materials were published between 1983 and 2001.

Religion in Cuba: Protestant Churches in Cuba, 1926-1999

LAE076 183 items 6.5 linear feet
This collection contains materials published and / or distributed in Cuba by Protestant churches and organizations, and issued between 1926 and 1999.

Benjamin Kennicott Collection, circa 1762

C0852 1 box 0.5 linear feet
Benjamin Kennicott was a biblical scholar who specialized in the collation, translation, and publication of Hebrew texts. He held positions as Vicar of Culham (1753-1783) and Radcliffe librarian at Oxford (1767-1783). Collection consists of selected manuscripts by or related to Kennicott.

James Holly Hanford Correspondence, 1912-1954

C0163 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of selected letters to American scholar and educator James Holly Hanford, most of them concerning his studies of John Milton.
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Elizabeth Bishop Collection, 1965-1979

C1014 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists primarily of Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Elizabeth Bishop's correspondence with her friend Ashley Brown.

Eirlys Roberts Collection, 1935-1977

C1263 2 boxes 0.6 linear feet
Consists of miscellaneous material of Eirlys Roberts primarily relating to her United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation work in Italy and Albania during World War II and at the Consumers' Association, a consumer rights organization in the United Kingdom.
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Otto H. Kahn Papers, 1908-1934 (mostly 1920-1933)

TC032 469 boxes 928 items 191.2 linear feet
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The Otto H. Kahn Papers consists primarily of the correspondence of Otto H. Kahn (1867-1934), international banker, philanthropist, and patron of the arts and music, but also includes printed copies of addresses, talks, opinions, and speeches that Kahn gave on a variety of political and fiscal topics, as well as press clippings, letterbooks, and some photographs.

Louis Fischer Papers, 1890-1977 (mostly 1935-1969)

MC024 68 boxes
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The Louis Fischer Papers include correspondence, interviews, articles and notes, lectures and speeches, photographs, and audiovisual materials that document his life as a journalist, writer, and commentator on international affairs. They also include the papers of his wife, Bertha Markoosha Fischer, an author in her own right, as well as family correspondence and papers. In the latter part of his life Fischer was affiliated with of the Institute for Advanced Study (1959-1961) and Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs (1961-1969).

Peggy Lamson Collection on Roger Baldwin, 1917-1976 (mostly 1973-1976)

MC082 4 boxes 1 folder
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This collection contains interview transcripts, cassette tapes, and background material collected by Peggy Lamson for her authorized biography, Roger Baldwin, Founder of the American Civil Liberties Union: A Portrait. Much of the background material was provided, and in some cases annotated, by Baldwin and documents both his professional and personal life.

William Oliver Strunk Collection, 1937-1979

C1081 2 boxes 0.6 linear feet
Consists of selected papers of W. Oliver Strunk, who was a professor of music at Princeton University (1937-1966).

360 Photographs of American Scenery Collected by Norman Selfe on the Spots Represented in 1884, 1870-1884

C1573 3 boxes 6.25 linear feet
Consists of a photograph album containing over 300 photographs of urban and rural locations in North America, Hawaii, and New Zealand, collected by Australian engineer Norman Selfe (1839-1911) during his 1884 tour to inspect engineering and architectural works abroad. The photographs document street architecture in San Francisco, California; redwood logging ventures in Humboldt County, California; as well as locations in the Oregon, Washington, and Utah Territories; the states of Colorado, Nevada, Missouri, Illinois, New York, New Hampshire, and Massachusetts; federal buildings in Washington, D.C.; and cities and natural features in Canada, including British Columbia, Montreal, Toronto, Niagara Falls, and the St. Lawrence River. Includes photographs taken by William Henry Jackson (1843-1942), George Dobson Valentine (1852-1890), George Fiske (1835-1918), I. W. Taber (1830-1912), and others.
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360 Photographs of American Scenery Collected by Norman Selfe on the Spots Represented in 1884, 1870-1884

Consists of a photograph album containing over 300 photographs of urban and rural locations in North America, Hawaii, and New Zealand, collected by Australian engineer Norman Selfe (1839-1911) during his 1884 tour to inspect engineering and architectural works abroad. The photographs document street architecture in San Francisco, California; redwood logging ventures in Humboldt County, California; as well as locations in the Oregon, Washington, and Utah Territories; the states of Colorado, Nevada, Missouri, Illinois, New York, New Hampshire, and Massachusetts; federal buildings in Washington, D.C.; and cities and natural features in Canada, including British Columbia, Montreal, Toronto, Niagara Falls, and the St. Lawrence River. Includes photographs taken by William Henry Jackson (1843-1942), George Dobson Valentine (1852-1890), George Fiske (1835-1918), I. W. Taber (1830-1912), and others.
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American Steamers / Yosemite Valley, California, circa 1880-1884

4 photographs, including photographs captioned: "S.G. Reed Columbia River," "Fall River Streamers N. York (Steamboat 'Providence')," "'Solano' Train Ferry Straits of Carquinez California," and "S.G. Reed (Dining Saloon)." The verso includes 3 photographs captioned "The Nevada Fall, 617 feet, Yosemite Valley, Cal. (Taber, No. B 3053), "Glacier Point, 3,300 ft. from Anderson's Trail" (Taber, No. B 2628), and "El Capitan, 3,300 ft. (reflected) Tu-toc-a-nula Pass" (Taber, No. B 2630).

James Clement Moffat Collection, 1832-1861

C1128 1 box 0.4 linear feet
Consists of selected manuscripts and corresondence of the nineteenth-century Scottish-born church historian and educator James Clement Moffat.

John Payne Todd Correspondence, 1792-1824 (mostly 1810-1824)

C1224 1 box 0.2 linear feet
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Consists of selected correspondence of John Payne Todd, stepson of President James Madison.
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Anton Tedesko Papers, 1913-2005 (mostly 1922-1990)

C1478 44 boxes 42.0 linear feet
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Anton Tedesko (1903-1994) was a German-born American structural engineer, best known for his extensive work in reinforced thin-shell concrete design, often on significant industrial, institutional, and government construction projects, largely in the United States during World War II and the Cold War. The papers consist of Tedesko's writings, correspondence, calculations, engineering drawings and designs, personal papers, photographs, reference materials and technical journals, along with some film reels and glass lantern slides, including materials from his time at the Dyckerhoff & Widmann and Roberts & Schaefer firms, representing his professional work and activities from the 1920s through the 1990s.

Flannery O'Connor Letters to Ashley Brown, 1958-1964

C1150 1 box 0.2 linear feet
Consists of thirty-eight letters written by the Southern author Flannery O'Connor to her friend Ashley Brown.
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School of Architecture Records, 1935-2015

AC137 29 boxes 1 websites
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The School of Architecture, previously known as the School of Architecture and Urban Planning, is Princeton University's academic unit dedicated to the teaching and study of architecture and related topics. The records include subject files, correspondence, course descriptions, and other administrative materials, as well as records from the Bureau of Urban Research and its successor, the Research Center for Urban and Environmental Planning.